Networking Hardware Review Quiz: Trivia

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Networking hardware review quiz: trivia. A network connection between computers ensures that they can communicate with each other with ease and if you are looking to set up a network some of the equipment you may need include routers, hubs, switches and bridges. Do take this quiz and get to see how well you know these types of equipment, in what sizes and how to use them effectively as you set up the network.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are the network administrator for a rapidly growing company with a 100BaseT network. Users have recently complained about slow file transfers. In a check of network traffic, you discover a high number of collisions. Which connectivity device would best reduce the number of collisions and provide for future growth?
    • A. 

      Bridge

    • B. 

      Repeater

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Switch

    • E. 

      Gateway

    • F. 

      Router

  • 2. 
    Which frame processing method causes a switch to wait until the first 64 bytes of the frame has been received before forwarding the frame to the destination device?
    • A. 

      Adaptive

    • B. 

      Store and forward

    • C. 

      Cut through

    • D. 

      Fragment free

  • 3. 
    You are in the process of configuring a new router. You have configured a hostname and ip domain name for the router. You continue with the following commands: RouterA(config)#enable secret highway RouterA(config)#username admin password television RouterA(config)#crypto key generate rsa RouterA(config)#aaa new-model RouterA(config-line)#login RouterA(config-line)#line vty 0 4 RouterA(config-line)#password garage RouterA(config-line)#transport input ssh RouterA(config)#line con 0 RouterA(config-line)#password airplane What would you do to establish a remote console session with the router? 
    • A. 

      Use garage for the password

    • B. 

      Run Telnet

    • C. 

      Use highway for the password

    • D. 

      Use airplane for the password

    • E. 

      Use admin for a username and television for the password

    • F. 

      Run SSH

    • G. 

      Run a terminal emulation program

  • 4. 
    What primary advantages does the 802.1Q Trunking Protocol offer compared to ISL?
    • A. 

      Can be used with a mix of Cisco and non-Cisco devices

    • B. 

      Performed by ASIC

    • C. 

      IEEE standard

    • D. 

      Supports multiple spanning-tree instances per switch

    • E. 

      Encapsulates the entire data-link frame between the tag header and trailer

  • 5. 
    You are a field technician for a large company. You have been sent to a remote site to troubleshoot a downed router. When you arrive at the remote site, how will you connect your laptop to the router?
    • A. 

      Connect the laptop's COM port to the router's console port using a rollover cable.

    • B. 

      Connect the laptop's Ethernet port to the router's Ethernet port using a crossover cable.

    • C. 

      Connect the laptop's Ethernet port to the router's Ethernet port using a straight-through cable.

    • D. 

      Connect the laptop's Ethernet port to the router's Ethernet port using a rollover cable.

    • E. 

      Connect the laptop's COM port to the router's console port using a crossover cable.

    • F. 

      Connect the laptop's COM port to the router's Ethernet port using a straight-through cable.

    • G. 

      Connect the laptop's COM port to the router's console port using a straight-through cable.

  • 6. 
    You need to back up the current IOS image on your router to the TFTP server. The TFTP server's IP address is 192.56.145.23. Which of the following commands do you use?
    • A. 

      Backup tftp 192.56.145.23 flash IOSBackup

    • B. 

      Copy flash tftp 192.56.145.23

    • C. 

      Backup flash tftp 192.56.145.23

    • D. 

      Copy flash tftp

    • E. 

      Backup flash tftp

  • 7. 
    Shown here is a diagram of the back of a sample router. If port C is the console port, what type of cable and connector would you use to connect to the console port?
    • A. 

      DB-60 DCE cable

    • B. 

      DB-60 DTE cable

    • C. 

      RJ-45 crossover cable

    • D. 

      RJ-11 straight-through cable

    • E. 

      RJ-45 straight-through cable

    • F. 

      RJ-45 rollover cable

  • 8. 
    You are designing a routing solution for your organization. You want to improve routing efficiency by ensuring that routers save frequently used data link headers used to encapsulate packets. Which types of routing logic could you implement?
    • A. 

      Fragment Free

    • B. 

      Store and Forward

    • C. 

      Process Switching

    • D. 

      Cisco Express Forwarding

    • E. 

      Fast Switching

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements apply only to extended IP access lists and not to both standard and extended lists?
    • A. 

      You can filter traffic for a specific TCP/IP protocol.

    • B. 

      You can assign more than one list to each interface.

    • C. 

      You can log traffic that matches access list entries.

    • D. 

      You can filter traffic based on source IP addresses.

    • E. 

      You can either permit or deny TCP/IP traffic.

    • F. 

      You can filter traffic based on destination IP addresses.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the most important thing to do to prevent console access to the router?
    • A. 

      Disconnect the console cable when not in use.

    • B. 

      Set console and enable secret passwords.

    • C. 

      Implement an access list to prevent console connections.

    • D. 

      Keep the router in a locked room

  • 11. 
    Which two of the following lists accurately describes TCP and UDP?
    • A. 

      TCP: connection-oriented, reliable, sequenced, high overhead

    • B. 

      TCP: connection-oriented, reliable, unsequenced, low overhead

    • C. 

      UDP: connectionless, unreliable, unsequenced, low overhead

    • D. 

      UDP: connectionless, reliable, sequenced, low overhead

    • E. 

      UDP: connection-oriented, reliable, sequenced, high overhead

    • F. 

      TCP: connectionless, unreliable, unsequenced, low overhead

  • 12. 
    You want to save the configuration file in NVRAM to a TFTP server with address 192.168.1.10 to be used as a backup. Which command would you use?
    • A. 

      Copy tftp start

    • B. 

      Copy tftp run

    • C. 

      Copy start tftp 192.168.1.10

    • D. 

      Copy run tftp

    • E. 

      Copy start tftp

  • 13. 
    Which of the following best describes how a switch functions?
    • A. 

      It connects multiple segments of different architectures. It translates packets and forwards them to the appropriate segment.

    • B. 

      It segments the network and forwards packets based on logical addresses.

    • C. 

      It connects multiple segments and broadcast packets to all of its ports.

    • D. 

      It connects multiple network segments and forwards packets to the appropriate segment.

    • E. 

      It filters the network traffic based on hardware addresses.

  • 14. 
    You manage a small network with two buildings, 1,000 meters apart. You want to connect the two buildings together with a switch. You are concerned about electromagnetic interference on the cable connecting the two buildings.
    • A. 

      Twisted pair cables with RJ-45 connectors

    • B. 

      1000BaseSX Ethernet

    • C. 

      1000BaseLX Ethernet

    • D. 

      Fiber optic cables with LC connectors

    • E. 

      1000BaseCX Ethernet

  • 15. 
    You want to establish a console session to a new router using a Telnet session. Which of the following components will you need?
    • A. 

      Ethernet port

    • B. 

      Rollover cable

    • C. 

      Console port

    • D. 

      Serial port

    • E. 

      IP address

    • F. 

      Ethernet cable

  • 16. 
    Shown here is a diagram of the back of a sample router. Which port would you use if you wanted to connect the router to a CSU/DSU using a serial connection?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 17. 
    Which of the following methods helps to detect lost packets?
    • A. 

      Buffering

    • B. 

      Flow control

    • C. 

      Sequencing

    • D. 

      Acknowledgements

    • E. 

      CRC

  • 18. 
    You want to prevent collisions on your network by creating separate collision domains and defining virtual LANs. Which of the following devices should you choose?
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Bridge

    • C. 

      Switch

    • D. 

      Active hub

  • 19. 
    You have several hosts, a switch, and a router as shown in the exhibit. Workstation2 sends an IP packet to Workstation3. Which default gateway address is used by Workstation2?
    • A. 

      192.168.11.11

    • B. 

      192.168.10.2

    • C. 

      192.168.11.1

    • D. 

      192.168.10.1

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes a Switch Virtual Interface (SVI) on a multi-layer switch?
    • A. 

      A SVI is configured with an IP address and is not associated with a particular VLAN.

    • B. 

      A multi-layer switch treats a SVI as a physical link through which it can route traffic.

    • C. 

      A SVI behaves like a regular router interface except that it does not support sub-interfaces.

    • D. 

      A SVI is mostly implemented to interconnect the VLANs between distribution and access switches in a multi-switched network.

    • E. 

      In a multi-switched network, SVIs connect core- and distribution-layer switches.

  • 21. 
    Which two of the following statements about routers are true?
    • A. 

      They examine the destination device address contained in frames to make routing decisions.

    • B. 

      They use logical network and device addresses to route data between networks.

    • C. 

      They examine the destination device address contained in packets to make routing decisions.

    • D. 

      They operate at the OSI Data Link layer.

    • E. 

      They operate at the OSI Transport layer.

  • 22. 
    Which command do you use to copy a file named ATL-1.cfg on a TFTP server to the running-config on the router?
    • A. 

      Copy run tftp ATL-1.cfg

    • B. 

      Copy ATL-1.cfg run

    • C. 

      Copy ATL-1.cfg tftp run

    • D. 

      Copy tftp ATL-1.cfg run

    • E. 

      Copy tftp run

    • F. 

      Copy run ATL-1.cfg

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of a switch?
    • A. 

      A switch reads the IP address in a packet and makes forwarding decisions based on that address.

    • B. 

      The collision domain on a switch is all devices connected to a single switch port.

    • C. 

      The collision domain on a switch is all devices connected to the switch.

    • D. 

      A switch reads the MAC address in a frame and makes forwarding decisions based on that address.

  • 24. 
    Which internal routing logic organizes routing data using a tree structure for very fast searches, requiring less time to route packets?
    • A. 

      Cisco Express Forwarding

    • B. 

      Process Switching

    • C. 

      Store and Forward

    • D. 

      Fast Switching

  • 25. 
    A Cisco router boots but cannot locate a valid IOS image in the flash memory or on a TFTP server. Assuming the default configuration, what will the router do next?
    • A. 

      Stop with an IOS image load error

    • B. 

      Enter setup mode

    • C. 

      Prompt you for the location of a valid IOS image

    • D. 

      Enter ROM monitor mode

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